P3 Educational Workshops

PBBC Client Workshop


The Performance Based Building Coalition (PBBC) custom designed workshops for cities and states aim to assist various states in exploring innovative infrastructure programs and the use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) to support their public building infrastructure projects, such as schools, hospitals and courthouses.

public private partnerships education workshops

Governor Paul LePage

The PBBC’s goal is to increase awareness around the best practices and lessons learned from both domestic and international PPP projects. These workshops will help various government agencies and officials utilize these new tools to meet their pressing infrastructure demands. Workshops will be prepared for cities and states based on their interest and ability to use the PPP model. PBBC will engage in preliminary discussions to help these local government entities determine the viability of a workshop. They will be awarded on the basis of merit to those public entities who could most benefit from the PBBC’s knowledge and expertise.


The PBBC is comprised of experts from across all relevant sectors, including developers, contractors, designers, legal and financial advisors, and operations and maintenance providers (please see Supporters List). The PBBC is able to mobilize these extensive resources and bring them to cities and states across the country in order to address the concerns and questions that arise around procuring PPP projects.


The workshop will take a roundtable format and can run for either a full or half-day. Prior to the workshop, PBBC members will engage in a planning call with the appropriate public officials to tailor an agenda that will address all their key issues, from technical questions to policy concerns.  The PBBC will prepare educational materials for the public sector attendees and, after the workshop concludes, will remain available to them as a resource on PPPs going forward.

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To learn more about how a PPP workshop might benefit you, send an email to samara.barend@aecom.com
Applications are being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.


We are so grateful that the PBBC came to New Mexico to meet with our stakeholders about new ways of funding and building our State’s infrastructure. Unions, business groups, government staff, and environmental representatives all participated in a wonderful three hour workshop. The depth and breadth of knowledge shared, as well as the honesty of the discussion, was appreciated by everyone.

— New Mexico State Rep. Bill McCamley

The PBBC workshop held here on our campus at MSU Denver was invaluable in creating a common language and understanding of the breadth and depth of models for infrastructure related public private partnerships. From our front line financial team through our Deans, everyone was pleased to have gained knowledge, dropped some unnecessary fears, and improve our options for collaboration.

— Steve Kreidler, Vice President for Administration & Finance
Metropolitan State University, Denver

The PBBC conducted two, day-long workshops for the City of Los Angeles, including the Bureau of Engineering. These substantive sessions were highly informative and carefully tailored to address the procurement, contracting and finance issues associated with different P3 delivery models.

— Gary Lee Moore, City of Los Angeles Chief Engineer